5 things to consider before starting a career in a new city

5 things to consider before starting a career in a new city

Sometimes climbing the corporate ladder means a change of venue. But before packing off to a brand-new city, it’s important to do some research and check off a few essential tasks from your to-go list. RELATED: This is the salary you need to move to these 5 hot job cities According to Joyce H. Vasser, a retired government human resources manager, failing to prepare properly before a move can cost you personally and professionally. “Moving to a new city for a new job will either make or break you,” said…

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Starting school later might really help sleep-deprived teens

Starting school later might really help sleep-deprived teens

When teens want to sleep in on a school day, they’re not being lazy. For one, teens need more sleep than adults: about eight or nine hours a night, compared with about the six or seven their parents require. Teens, biologically, really do crave sleep. Which is a problem when it comes to education. Most high schools start before 8 am to help parents get to work by 9 am. Early school start times also give kids more time for after-school activities like sports or theater. But that has consequences:…

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Common Struggles of Online Students You Need to Know About Before Starting College

Common Struggles of Online Students You Need to Know About Before Starting College

Online classes are a great way to continue your education with a busy schedule. Many people work full-time or have kids, making it impossible to find time to go to college full-time too. Although online college is an amazing opportunity, it can have its own struggles that everyone should be aware of before signing up. Here are some things you need to be prepared for before you begin your online classes.   Need to Self-Motivate It can be difficult to stay motivated when you’re taking online classes. It’s easy to…

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Six tips on starting a career in fashion

Six tips on starting a career in fashion

Choose an area of fashion It’s important to decide which specific area of fashion you are interested in, says Alexandra Alberta Yeo, founder of jewellery label Alexandra Alberta. “Fashion jobs include everything from: photography, styling, merchandising, buying to designing. Hone in on one area and then go from there.” Lauren Gibson, who works with Fashion Awareness Direct, agrees that you should build focused experience on the area you’re interested in. “CV’s and applications that are focused and succinct are more successful than broad ‘I love fashion’ CVs.” Get work experience…

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